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Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00
  Stock #BR542

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Pair of Unusual and Delightful Sterling Silver Rooster Spice Boxes
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Sale Price: $2,100.00
Listed Price $3,000.00

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Pair of unusual and delightful German sterling silver spice boxes. Imported to England in 1895 by Berthold Muller in London. Each: Globular body with chased scrolls and paterae in curvilinear frames. Chubby drumstick legs terminating in big, scaly talons. Detachable upper body with dense imbricated feathers, wattle, and “mohawk” style crown. Interior cap pierced with rooster finial. Exuberant tail. Upright and swaggering table ornaments. German maker marks and English import marks. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 6 1/2 x W 4 1/4 x D 2 1/4 in. Heavy total weight: 15.5 troy ounces. #BR542